Romantic Times Award Nominees

The nominees for this year Romantic Times Awards have been announced, with several categories containing works of genre interest. Appropriate categories are nominees are listed below.

Paranormal/Fantasy/Sci-Fi Erotic Romance

  • Blood Wicked, by Sharon Page
  • Lady Doctor Wyre, by Joely Sue Burkhart
  • Hidden Embers, by Tessa Adams
  • Vampire Instinct, by Joey W. Hill
  • Taken by Fire, by Sydney Croft

Historical Fantasy/Paranormal

  • Immortal Champion, by Lisa Hendrix
  • Earl of Darkness, by Alix Rickloff
  • Healing the Highlander, by Melissa Mayhue
  • Untamed Highlander, by Donna Grant
  • Quicksilver, by Amanda Quick
  • The Rose Garden, by Susanna Kearsley

Vampire Romance

  • Ascension, by Caris Roane
  • Darkness Dawns, by Dianne Duvall
  • Lover Unleashed, by J.R. Ward
  • Deeper than Midnight, by Lara Adrian
  • Blood Hunt, by Shannon K. Butcher
  • Bound by Night, by Amanda Ashley
  • Archangel’s Blade, by Nalini Singh
  • Twilight Fulfilled, by Maggie Shayne

Urban Fantasy Protagonist

  • Tempest’s Legacy, by Nicole Peeler
  • Crimson Wind, by Diana Pharaoh Francis
  • Green-Eyed Demon, by Jaye Wells
  • Shadowfever, by Karen Marie Moning
  • My Life as a White Trash Zombie, by Diana Rowland
  • Blood Sacrifice, by Maria Lima
  • Crossroads, by Jeanne C. Stein
  • Shaedes of Gray, by Amanda Bonilla

Shapeshifter Romance

  • Eternal Prey, by Nina Bangs
  • How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf, by Molly Harper
  • Dragon Bound, by Thea Harrison
  • Darkfire Kiss, by Deborah Cooke
  • Must Love Lycans, by Michele Bardsley

Paranormal Romance

  • Captive Heart, by Anna Windsor
  • Never Again, by Michele Bardsley Eclipse
  • Kiss of Snow, by Nalini Singh
  • Body of Sin, by Eve Silver
  • Adam, by Jacquelyn Frank
  • Within the Flames, by Marjorie M. Liu
  • Fate’s Edge, by Ilona Andrews

Paranormal Fiction

  • Absolutely, Positively, by Heather Webber
  • Master and Apprentice, by Sonya Bateman
  • Graveminder, by Melissa Marr
  • A Vampire Christmas Carol, by Sarah Gray

Urban Fantasy Novel

  • Pack of Lies, by Laura Anne Gilman
  • Aftertime, by Sophie Littlefield
  • Blackout, by Rob Thurman
  • Shadow Walker, by Allyson James
  • Magic Slays, by Ilona Andrews
  • One Grave at a Time, by Jeaniene Frost
  • Spider’s Revenge, by Jennifer Estep
  • Death Magic, by Eileen Wilks
  • Courting Darkness, by Yasmine Galenorn

Futuristic Romance

  • Alien in the Family, by Gini Koch
  • Seduce Me in Dreams, by Jacquelyn Frank
  • Enemy Games, by Marcella Burnard
  • Born of Shadows, by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Nightfall, by Ellen Connor
  • Dark Taste of Rapture, by Gena Showalter
  • Body Thief, by C.J. Barry

Science Fiction Novel

  • The Sea Thy Mistress, by Elizabeth Bear
  • Up Against It, by M.J. Locke
  • Embassytown, by China Mieville
  • The Quantum Thief, by Hannu Rajaniemi
  • Rule 34, by Charles Stross
  • Aftermath, by Ann Aguirre

Fantasy Novel

  • Among Others, by Jo Walton
  • Deathless, by Catherynne M. Valente
  • Mechanique: a Tale of the Circus Tresaulti, by Genevieve Valentine
  • The Edinburgh Dead, by Brian Ruckley
  • Cast in Ruin, by Michelle Sagara
  • Wayfinder, by C.E. Murphy

Epic Fantasy Novel

  • The Wise Man’s Fear, by Patrick Rothfuss
  • With Fate Conspire, by Marie Brennan
  • The Cold Commands, by Richard K. Morgan
  • The Kingdom of Gods, by N.K. Jemisin
  • Stands a Shadow, by Col Buchanan

Indie Press Paranormal/Fantasy/Futuristic

  • Magick Charm, by Jennifer Wells
  • The Sexorcist, by Vivi Andrews
  • A Handful of Pearls and Other Stories, by Beth Bernobich
  • Infinite Betrayal, by Gayle Donnelly
  • Altered Destiny, by Shawna Thomas
  • Silver Shark, by Ilona Andrews

Young Adult Paranormal/Futuristic Novel

  • Across the Universe, by Beth Revis
  • Darkest Mercy, by Melissa Marr
  • Bumped, by Megan Mccafferty
  • The Scorpio Races, by Maggie Stiefvater

For more information and a full list of nominations…